4 on Roof in Long Beach Detained; 1 in Custody

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Four people who went up to a roof after a search warrant was served at an apartment complex in Long Beach Tuesday morning were taken into custody, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

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Four people on a roof in Long Beach were taken into custody by deputies, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. (Credit: KTLA)

The warrant was served around 5 a.m. in the 4100 block of East 10th Street (map), Lt. Tim Milliman of the Sheriff’s Department’s Lakewood Station said.

Sky 5 video showed the four on a roof around 6:30 a.m.

They stayed there until about 7:15 a.m., when deputies detained them, Milliman said.

All four eventually surrendered, authorities said.

Three of the individuals were detained and later released, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Department.

David Penaloza, a 23-year-old Long Beach resident, was arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of specified controlled substance while armed with a firearm, the release stated.

He was being held on $80,000 bail, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

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